On Madam C. J. Walker’s Architecture

By Tara A. Dudley

*This post is part of our online forum on Madam C.J. Walker for the centennial anniversary of her death. Villa ...
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Look Good, Do Good: Madam C.J. Walker and Rihanna’s Beauty Politics

By Tiffany M. Gill

*This post is part of our online forum on Madam C.J. Walker for the centennial anniversary of her death. As ...
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The Collectivist Roots of Madam C. J. Walker’s Philanthropy

By Tyrone McKinley Freeman

*This post is part of our online forum on Madam C.J. Walker for the centennial anniversary of her death. Madam ...
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Poll Power: A New Book about the Voter Education Project

By J. T. Roane

This post is part of our blog series that announces the publication of selected new books in African American History ...
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‘Dockworker Power’: Transnational Struggles for Justice

By Ralph Callebert

Dockworkers are a favorite subject for many labor historians—including myself. Historically, they have proven themselves reliably radical and strike-prone, and ...
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Frederick Douglass, ca. 1879. George K. Warren. Photo: National Archives and Records Administration/Wikipedia.

Slavery and the Family Tree

By Whitney Stewart

How do you make a family tree when you may not know your family history? Beyond the very real physical ...
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